Rodrick Luke “Ricky” Williams

Published 9:35 am Thursday, June 2, 2016


Born: July 05, 1950 – Died: May 13, 2016

Rodrick Luke “Ricky” Williams, 65 of Panama City, Florida died May 13, 2016. He was a native of Port Arthur, Texas and a 1968 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. He retired after serving 20 years in the U.S. Airforce to Panama City, Florida.

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Survivors include his devoted daughter, Crystal Williams (her Mother, Marie), four sisters, Sally Trahan (Wilson) of Beaumont, Texas, Lilter Napoleon of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Star Ellis (Wesley) of Tupelo, Mississippi and Sonda Jones (Tyren) of Houston, Texas. Five brothers, Robert Williams, Jr. (Diana) and Erman Williams, Sr. (Latrecia) of Beaumont, Texas Norris Williams of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Oliver K. Williams, Sr. (Brenda) of Port Arthur and Terrance Williams, Sr. of Houston, a host of other relatives and friends.

Rodrick was preceded in death by his parents Robert Sr. and Bertha Brodie Williams, his brother Ira P. Williams and his sister Venetia Williams.

Funeral services will be held at the Beaumont Church of Christ in Beaumont, Texas Saturday, June 04, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. Viewing is from 9:00 A.M. to service time. Burial will be in the Houston National Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home, Inc.